About three thousand reserve soldiers are called to fight forest fires in the South-East of Australia.
this was announced by the Prime Minister of Australia Scott Morrison.
To combat the disaster, the government had pledged almost 14 million US dollars for the rental of fire fighting aircraft.
Meanwhile, two persons became victims of forest fires on Kangaroo island in southern Australia. Their bodies were found in the vehicle.
the Prime Minister of the state of South Australia called the current situation on the island “very dangerous”, reports TASS.
To date, the fire engulfed the territory in the South-East of the continent in the States of New South Wales and Victoria. Some regions on the South coast are closed to tourists, and local residents have received reports of emergency evacuation.